The Scallop sculpture by Maggi Hambling, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. September 2005
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  • Climate change: Don't let doom win, project tells worriers, BBC News (Apr 28, 2022)
  • Trees, forests, scrub and hedgerows provide vital sources of habitat, food and shelter for an extraordinary array of wildlife. The problem is we don't have nearly enough of it here in the East, Wild East (Mar 14, 2022) — Hugh Somerleyton, one of WildEast's Founders argues we must strive for a wetter, wilder and woodier landscape for the benefit of all

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The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England in the United Kingdom. This region was created in 1994 and was adopted for statistics purposes from 1999. It includes the ceremonial counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Essex has the highest population in the region.

The population of the East of England region in 2018 was 6.24 million. Bedford, Luton, Basildon, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford and Cambridge are the region's most populous settlements. The southern part of the region lies in the London commuter belt.

Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Community resources[edit | edit source]

  • CLT East (Community Land Trust) umbrella organisation in the East of England

Rewilding[edit | edit source]

The importance of connectivity
Authors: WildEast, Jun 21, 2022
  • WildEast, a Movement of People for Nature Forever in East Anglia, added 10:39, 11 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Hedge Pledge page, from WildEast: to see how a wilder farm might look, use the slider, 2nd picture down (slider: pick up with curser just to the left of 'Current' and drag to the right edge), added 15:23, 19 December 2021 (UTC), see also: News and comment, Dec 14, 2021


  • WildEast's Map of Dreams, allows anyone to pledge land, "Day by day, year by year, we can all work together until we have returned 20% of the region to nature." added10:39, 11 December 2021 (UTC)

Localism[edit | edit source]

Supporting community business in the East of England,, added 11:48, 13 November 2021 (UTC)

Sustainable transport activism[edit | edit source]

The Broads Society - Broads Authority

News and comment[edit | edit source]


WildEdges Send Ministers Wild! Dec 14[1]


Norfolk Broads and climate change: Natural England maps out a future for climate change, March 31[2]


Transition Circle East

Near you[edit | edit source]

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

shutdown sizewell campaign

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